Taxon  Report   6685    
Poa piperi  Hitchc.
Piper's blue grass,  Piper's bluegrass
Poa piperi
© 2018 Dana York
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Poa piperi
© 2018 Dana York
Poa piperi
© 2018 Dana York
Poa piperi, a monocot, is a perennial grass (rhizomatous) that is native to California, Oregon.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Poa piperi
© 2018 Dana York
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Poa
Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest

Serpentine affinity: 5.4; (broad endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Poa piperi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).